Hame vs Haem - What's the difference?

hame | haem |


As a proper noun hame

is tavastia, a historical province and area in finland.

As a noun haem is

the component of haemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hame

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) hame, home, from (etyl) hama, . More at (l).

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A covering, skin, membrane.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) ).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Part of the harness that fits round the neck of a draught horse that the reins pass through.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) ham, from (etyl) . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Etymology 4

    From earlier haum, haume.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anagrams

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    haem

    English

    Alternative forms

    * heme (US )

    Noun

  • The component of haemoglobin responsible for binding oxygen, consists of an iron ion that binds oxygen and a porphyrin ring that binds the globin molecules; one molecule binds one molecule of oxygen.
  • *2010 , Pierre Cornelis and Simon Andrews (editors), Iron Uptake and Homeostasis in Microorganisms , page 17:
  • *:Haem' is ubiquitous, abundant and necessary for energy metabolism. Most bacteria have a '''haem''' biosynthesis pathway, but nevertheless, since '''haem''' is a major source of iron (an essential metal), microbes take up exogenous ' haem to retrieve iron.
  • See also

    * haemoglobin * bilirubin * red blood cell *

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